Saturday, April 28, 2012

The Birth of Our Holy Mother St. Teresa

Avila celebrates the birth of La Santa.
AVILA-SPAIN (28-03-2012).- A solemn celebration of the Eucharist, at which presided the Vicar Provincial of the Castile province, Fr Luis Javier Fern√°ndez Frontela, brought to the close a day full of events to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Saint Teresa of Jesus.

Religious from throughout the city, together with a great number of others, gathered to take part in the Eucharist celebrated in the “La Santa” church which is built over the house where Teresa of Jesus was born.

In his sermon, Fr Luis Javier mentioned incidents from the childhood of this saint from Avila, and stressed the importance of family, the home and family house in the early years of the one who was to become the foundress of the Discalced Carmel. (Read entire post.)

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